April 15, 2021

Portraiture for Printmaking

Portraiture for Printmaking
Over the history of art until now, the subject of portraiture continues to engage artists from all
walks of life. It inspires empathy and connection, at the same time challenges skill and
expression. In this six week workshop we will journey from the basics of drawing the head
and face to the complexity of detailing the features. We will look at ...

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April 10, 2021

‘Plein Air’ at James Austin’s Cottage on Sunday 30th May 2021


HIP members are invited to spend an afternoon at James Austin’s Cottage in Austins Ferry, drawing, painting, scratching or cutting ‘plein air’.

The cottage is the oldest of its type in Australia and I am sure you will enjoy drawing the cottage, the surroundings and/or the interior of the cottage.

Some materials (paper, coloured pencils) will be provided bu...

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February 20, 2021


This HIP project is being organized in conjunction with the Derwent
Valley Arts (DVA) at Willow Court in New Norfolk. For more
information on DVA
HIP members are invited to take a tour around Willow Court on the
14th March with the Willow Court History Group. They will show us
around and give us the background to this fascinat...

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February 1, 2021

Hunter Island Press/Derwent Valley Arts Centre project in 2021


Willow Court, New Norfolk

Hunter Island Press runs projects with different members of the wider community. The projects aim to inspire the artists and encourage them to develop their professional practice. HIPs projects include ’Ephemeral’ on Maria Island and most recently, in Oatlands, with ‘Printing Oatlands’.

Willow Court is our next project.

HIP w...

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January 3, 2021

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all our members. We wish you all every success in your printmaking endeavours in 2021.

Please note that membership fees are now due and should be paid through the website.

Thank you....

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September 27, 2020


Sally James

Congratulations to Sally James for winning the prize  for Best Use Of Medium at the Art Society of Tasmania 136th Annual Exhibition.

Reduction linocut - 'White Beach Rivulet'...

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